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date: 18 August 2019

Akeman, Stringbeanlocked

(17 June 1914–10 November 1973)
  • Colin Escott

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Akeman, Stringbean (17 June 1914–10 November 1973), banjo player and comedian, was born David Akeman in Annville, Kentucky, the son of James Akeman and Alice (maiden name unknown). Situated halfway between Corbin and Richmond, Annville was part of a region that produced several other notable banjoists, such as ...

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